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Datastage Developer

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Date: Mar 7, 2023

Location: Halifax, NS, CA

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 218874 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.


We are currently seeking a Datastage Developer to join our team in Halifax, Nova Scotia (CA-NS), Canada (CA).


Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Design and build scalable DataStage solutions.
  • Update data within repositories, data marts, and data warehouses.
  • Troubleshoot problems in ETL system designs and processes.
  • Provide DataStage tool administration functions over user maintenance, tool version control compatibility management by working with various technology vendors - IBM, Salesforce, Teradata etc
  • Senior ETL/Mainframe Developer is responsible for providing L1(Monitoring) and L2 (Troubleshooting) of Batch in multiple test environments.
  • This Job requires experience in supporting both Mainframe and Distributed systems.
  • Execute, monitor and manage Batch cycles in multiple environments.
  • Must have prior experience and working knowledge in some or all activities: troubleshooting, operating, testing, planning and/or configuring in relevant Mainframe and Distributed technologies.
  • Maintain and assist with ongoing technical applications and operations. 


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provide L1 and L2 batch support in a shift model (5X16) for multiple test environments. Need to work in late shift 11:30/12:30 AM  to 8:30/9:30 PM EST depends on Day light savings.
  • Execute, monitor and manage Batch cycles in multiple environments
  • Acts as a technical liaison between developers, Quality Analyst, Business team and other Infrastructure/Technology partners to help coordinate resolving the issues
  • First line of support in the batch environments for 50+ applications/systems
  • Perform Batch configuration, execution, monitoring, reporting and troubleshooting of batch jobs
  • Troubleshooting the Batch failures in all the supporting environment and applications
  • Analyze and Fix the Data Issues or Defects from QA and support the testing needs
  • Support in flexible schedule on weekdays and on call support in weekends
  • Build internal automation tools for various maintenance process
  • Perform Root cause Analysis for recurring issues and work with application owners for L3 support


Basic Qualifications: 

  • 5 or more years of experience in batch support role
  • 3 or more years of experience in Oracle SQL,PL/SQL in RDMS
  • 3 or more years of experience in COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2
  • 3 or more years of experience in job scheduling tools CA7 and Autosys
  • 3 or more years of Batch configuration-new setup of JOBs, PROCs, PARMs
  • 2 or more years of experience on version control tools like Endeavor or any other similar tool
  • 2 or more years of experience in ETL processes using IBM Info Sphere Datastage or similar ETL tools
  • Hands on experience on ALM or any defect management tool
  • Hands on experience in NDM and MQFTE file transmission process


Preferred Skills:

  • IBM DataStage certification or similar type of qualification
  • Working knowledge in JIRA and Agile methodology
  • Basic understanding of US Retirement Products/Insurances
  • Experience in production/Test support environment
  • Experience developing and modifying scripts such as (shell/python) in a Linux or Unix environment
  • Knowledge of Cloud services
  • Knowledge of Devops, CI/CD tools
  • Experience in Splunk
  • Service now/Incident management tool



  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or a similar field






About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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